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Joseph Lake

March 7, 1941 — October 15, 2011

Joseph "Joe" Lake, age 70, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011 at White County Community Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee, surrounded by his loving family.

Joe served our country in the United States Army from 1963 till 1965. He was employed at Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company in Milwaukee, WI until his retirement in 2002.

Joe was born March 7,1941 in Greenfield, Wisconsin to Joseph Nicholas Lake and Mary Ann Maciaz Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Florence Jasinski and Delores Lake. Survivors include two daughters Janet (Monty) Schave of Mosinee, WI and Debra Kimpel of Cedarburg, WI; sons, Douglas Lake of DeForest, WI and David (Penny) Lake of Merrill, WI; Brother Kenneth Lake of Crossville, TN; sisters, Elizabeth Johnson of Boscobel, Wisconsin and Joyceann Fields of Wisconsin.

Graveside services will be held Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11:00 am, Bro. Dennis Wood officiating. Burial will follow in the Black Oak Cemetery.

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Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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